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shut downs and debt ceilings. vice president sebiden is meeti with the nra and senator feinstein wants to ban handguns the kudlow report begins right now. >> cnbc contributor jared bernstein. i can't think of a single reason why they have to put in such an unstring wi undistinguished person in such an important spot. >> i take issue with that. you have to take into consideration issues, but i will say when it comes to one of the most important jobs of the treasury secretary, which is managing the budget, you can't have a better guy than jack lu. you can talk a lot about it. >> that is where i disagree. this is not, hang on a second. i'm going to give jimmy a whack at this. this is not the director of the office of managing the budget. that is where i used to work. this is about financial matters. this is about guys who know what goes on at the world's financial capitol. this is about guys who used to look after the currency and about guys who are going to have to deal with republicans over the debt ceiling and according to every leader that i have talked to, he is poison to republicans
. talking to walmart, the nra, and hollywood. and the administration package is starting to take shape and we're going to walk you through it. also in washington, d.c., president obama finally makes it official and nominates jack lew for treasury secretary. but, he received a quote obscene million dollar bonus as his boss obama would put it while working at citibank which got bailed out to the tune of $45 billion. is that part of the jack lew story that's going to make him toxic in his confirmation hearings? >>> and we go out to san diego where the family of the late nfl star junior learned he had a brain disease when he committed suicide. did football kill him? >>> and back to hollywood, my favorite movie of the year "lincoln" gets the lion share of oscar nominations. this is a fabulous film about government dysfunction and how abe lincoln solved it then. can we learn something about it now? the "kudlow report" begins right now. >>> first up this evening, call it the d.c. gun show. all the major gun players meeting with vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder. cnbc's
. >> and laerry, after all of the activity today, representatives of the nra and walmart, which is one of the nation's leading retailers of guns are going to meet with vice president biden and officials over at the white house, as well. the vice president's office just releasing a statement within the past couple of minutes saying he's going to have three separate meetings tomorrow, including one in the evening tomorrow with representatives of the entertainment industry. larry. >> all right, eamon javers, thanks very, very much. and now to talk about this, let's bring in our panel, we have karen finney, and former dnc communications director, we have guy benson, political editor for townhall.com and mark simone wor radio talk show host. good evening, everybody. >> hey, larry. >> guy benson, let me start with you. if you're talking about restricting automatic guns. if you're talking about restricting these 100-bullet magazine cartridges and so forth, you can't do that by executive. >> well, i totally agree with that. and you are sometimes starting to hear automatic weapons con flated wi
will ya, please? >>> are we close to reinstating the assault weapons ban? well, here's what the nra's president had to say about that today. >> are you willing to go out on a limb and predict that there will -- do you have the support in congress to block any federal ban on assault weapons in the coming year? >> i do not think that there's going to be a ban on so-called assault weapons passed by the congress. >> all right. i'm now joined by pulitzer prize winning journalist and syndicated columnist cynthia mctucker and lenny mccallister of the urban radio network. both of you welcome to the program. cynthia, as a reagan conservative i think i'm on the wrong side of this issue. i want to limit the automatic guns and also want to limit the 100-bullet magazines that they hold. but i think that david keene whom i've known for decades is going to be right. none of this stuff is going to get through the congress. >> well, it may be that the ban on high capacity magazines has a better chance than the ban on actual assault weapons. but why not? why shouldn't we ban assault weapons? they wer
, in our workplaces, in our movie theaters. enough is enough. we can win this. >> all right. the nra, however, says not so fast saying in a statement this afternoon quote senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns from law-abiding citizens for decades. they add the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator dianne feinstein's wrong-headed approach. right here we'll debate. let's go to our cnbc contributor and author of "divider in chief" and kay bailey hudson. i was reading former new york police chief bill braddon who thinks the gun ban is crazy. there's 350 million firearms out there, including assault weapons. you think this feinstein approach has a chance? >> well, i think that harry reid gave you the signal that it's going to be very difficult because he said i'm not bringing up anything in the senate that isn't going pass in the house. because he has vulnerable democrats who are up for election in 2014 that are in states that value their guns, and i think that it's going to be very difficult. and i also think republicans are l
a complete national tragedy. all right. is it possible, just once that the republicans and the nra and democrats and the president can stop this cheap unseemly squabbling just once? may we have a civilized conversation about what this nation can do to avoid another horrible sandy hook? all i want, all i want is a civil conversation. there's a lot of very complex pieces here and they need the best minds to figure this out. i just want the squabbling to stop. this is worst than the fiscal squabbling and the debt ceiling. you know why? the stakes are higher. we're talking human lives. those little baby angels. let's try in their memory to figure something out if stead of hurling epithat's and talking about impeaching the president and imperial presidency and all this crap. tonight i hope we'll do that. we have the president of the naacp, we have nationally syndicated lars larson and congresswoman nan hayward. i'm not opposed to types this bill. cheap shots squabbling is wrong. this is a national tragedy. we need to do something about it. ben, may i begin with you. >> sure. >> what is
s and expired an the president said there are not the votes for the weapons ban. the nra active here against the ideas and the president said he was disappointed and that they were talked past one another. >> we go to the lance armstrong scandal. we are talking tens of millions of dollars and he may face possible jail time too. after the break, this is a scene that breaks conservative's hearts but what do they need to do to turn this trend around. former senator and into hertage foundation chief jim demint here tonight. >> tomorrow earning central looks for first word on how the numbers will impact the trading day. tomorrow on cnbc. ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ >>> after more than a decade of denials. lance armstrong is reportedly coming clean during a taped interview with oprah that is set to air tomorrow. good evening. >> good evening larry, it will be interesting to see how much lance armstrong says in this interview with oprah. his advisers and lawyers all split over this but he apparen
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